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Safe Space

Why does Canada jail immigrants? Should athletes just stick to sports? Do we have to pick between pipelines and the environment? What exactly is a Blake Shelton? 

Led by Vicky Mochama, a panel of smart, funny, and delightful people walk listeners through the questions that are shaping Canada. We hope to find some answers but if we can't do that, we'll at least have fun on the way

Mar 30, 2018

Canadians like to think of their country as a safe haven for people fleeing persecution from other parts of the world. But when people fall through the cracks of the immigration system, they can end up behind bars — sometimes for years.
 
Toronto Star investigative reporter Brendan Kennedy and immigrant rights...


Mar 23, 2018

Chatelaine senior writer (and our first threepeat guest) Sarah Boesveld is joined by VICE News reporter Hilary Beaumont to talk about Canada's peacekeeping mission to Mali, harassment on the hill and what, if anything, is still good about Facebook.


Mar 16, 2018

Ontario's Progressive Conservatives have a new leader after a chaotic 6-week campaign to replace Patrick Brown. The party chose Doug Ford. What? Jessica Smith Cross, editor of QP Briefing, walks us through what this means for the PCs, Ontario, and the rest of the country. Meanwhile in federal politics, Jagmeet Singh has...


Mar 9, 2018

Safe Space is coming back for another season, so Vicky and Ishmael are checking in and saying hello. New full episodes start March 16th! Follow the show on Twitter: www.twitter.com/itsasafespace